Michael Bass, 30, to VP-strategic and corporate communications, National Basketball Association Entertainment, New York, from senior director-strategic and corporate communications.
Scott Koondel, 37, to senior VP-national sales manager, Viacom's Paramount Domestic Television, Los Angeles, from VP-eastern regional manager.
Joseph Clayton, 52, to president-CEO, Sirius Satellite Radio, New York, from vice chairman, Global Crossing.
Claudia Steinhous, 42, to senior VP-group account director, Interpublic Group of Cos.' directDeutsch, New York, from independent consulting. Also: Paula Fedoris, 38, to VP-data strategy from VP-customer information management, Goldman Sachs.
Mike Willeford, 47, to VP-creative director, Omnicom Group's DDB Worldwide, Chicago, from creative director. Also: Lynn Wittekind, 43, to VP-director of production operations, from director of production operations.
Oliver Knowlton to VP-general manager, Time Inc.'s Sports Illustrated, New York, from VP-operations and interactive.
Claire Arbogast to VP-account director, agency Fine Light, Bloomington, Ind., from account director. Also: Gail McDaniel to account director from account executive.
Corinne Bellville to manager-affiliate sales Northwest region, General Electric Co.'s NBC Cable Networks, Burbank, Calif., from account executive.
Todd Burdine, 34, to chief operating officer, Trumpet Advertising, New Orleans, from account director. Also: Jamie Goldman, 29, to manager, Trumpet's New York office, from president, interactive and design firm 4 Elbows; Debbie Koppman, 40, to broadcast producer, from producer at New Orleans agency Bauerlein.
Karen Ryan, 33, to partner, WPP Group's Ogilvy & Mather, Chicago, from management supervisor-BP account.
Adam Chandler, 28, to sales executive, Yahoo!, New York, from director of integrated sales, Primedia's About.com.
Marc Gordon, 40, to Midwest manager, National Geographic Adventure magazine, New York, from VP-Midwest corporate sales, Hachette Filipacchi Magazines. Also: Lori Friesner, 40, to Detroit manager, National Geographic Adventure. Ms. Friesner previously divided that title between National Geographic Adventure and National Geographic.